TITLE

Hospitals to report C. difficile and MRSA

AUTHOR(S)
Eggerston, Laura
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/8/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p1402
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that acute care hospitals, nursing homes and other institutions will be asked to report their rates of either Clostridium difficile or methicilline-resistant Staphylococcus areus as part of the process for obtaining Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation beginning 2008. Performance measures in patient safety and infection control are an integral part of the accreditation program.
ACCESSION #
25159751

 

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